In this learning pathway you will be introduced to the two most commonly-used methods of conducting research in psychology–correlational research and experimental research–along with a discussion of ethics in psychological research. The issues and procedures discussed are highly practical and you will derive the most benefit from this learning pathway if you start by thinking of a specific research question in psychology that interests you and considering how these methods and issues apply to your chosen question.
Dr. Dukewich provides a brief orientation to this learning pathway on psychological research methods.
Pathway Learning Outcomes
By the end of this learning pathway you should be able to: